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Friday, September 14, 2018

Ballad Health Foundation and Prevention Connections to bring Project Fit America to Norton Elementary School

Ballad Health Foundation and Prevention Connections have partnered with Project Fit America, a national nonprofit, to provide Norton Elementary School with a grant for fitness education that includes new gym and playground equipment. ... read more about Ballad Health Foundation and Prevention Connections to bring Project Fit America to Norton Elementary School.

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Ballad Health selected for national initiative to enhance care value

 Ballad Health has been chosen for a national initiative that has the potential to improve the value of care patients receive while reducing healthcare spending nationwide. ... read more about Ballad Health selected for national initiative to enhance care value.

Thursday, September 6, 2018

Ballad Health team members help improve child literacy in the region

B.E.A.R. (Being Engaged to Achieve Reading) Buddies pairs volunteers with elementary school students – ranging from kindergarteners to third graders – who are approximately six months or more behind their grade level for reading. ... read more about Ballad Health team members help improve child literacy in the region.

Friday, August 31, 2018

Ballad Health donates EMS substation property to Greene County

The Greene County-Greeneville Emergency Medical Service substation building on Coolidge Street has a new owner. Official documents were signed today that transferred ownership of the building – and an adjacent property – from Takoma Regional Hospital to EMS.  ... read more about Ballad Health donates EMS substation property to Greene County.

Monday, August 27, 2018

Local Walmart and Sam’s Club stores to raise money for Niswonger Children’s Hospital

During the annual Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals campaign local Walmart and Sam’s Club stores are joining forces to raise money for Niswonger Children’s Hospital. Money is raised primarily through a register campaign where customers and members contribute $1 or more when they check out. ... read more about Local Walmart and Sam’s Club stores to raise money for Niswonger Children’s Hospital.

Levi's Legacy
Friday, August 24, 2018

Niswonger Children’s Hospital partners with Levi’s Legacy to promote water safety

/node/631JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. – After experiencing an unimaginable tragedy, a Sullivan County family has teamed up with Niswonger Children’s Hospital to prevent others from going through the same pain. ... read more about Niswonger Children’s Hospital partners with Levi’s Legacy to promote water safety.

Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Ballad Health joins 16 other leading health systems in national project to transform care for vulnerable populations

Ballad Health and a group of leading health systems are joining forces to identify ways to better care for vulnerable populations. The Medicaid Transformation Project is a national effort to transform care and address social determinants of health for the nearly 75 million Americans on Medicaid. ... read more about Ballad Health joins 16 other leading health systems in national project to transform care for vulnerable populations.

Thursday, August 16, 2018

An Open Letter to the Greene County Community

As a not-for-profit organization dedicated to improving the human condition, Laughlin Healthcare Center has a very important role in our community, with our residents and their families. And as a part of Ballad Health, we are part of an organization with a culture of doing what is right. ... read more about An Open Letter to the Greene County Community.

Tuesday, August 7, 2018

Niswonger Children’s Hospital Classic, World Long Drive bring sports, superstars and family fun

Children’s healthcare in our region will soon get a boost in the form of championship golf, a legendary singer, and a lot of family fun. Smokey Robinson will put on a special performance at the Niswonger Performing Arts Center. Aug. 13, the Niswonger Children’s Hospital Classic Pro-Am tournament will take place.  ... read more about Niswonger Children’s Hospital Classic, World Long Drive bring sports, superstars and family fun.

Wednesday, August 1, 2018

Plans for sustainability and enhancement of Greene County healthcare

Today’s announcement details how the hospitals in Greene County will collaborate to preserve acute care services in Greeneville, in accordance with the state’s primary goal of preserving access, and will enhance the viability of the hospitals going forward. ... read more about Plans for sustainability and enhancement of Greene County healthcare.